Pope St. Pius X’s “Prophecy for France”
I am most grateful to a friend from Belgium who, while reading the works of Pope St. Pius X, stumbled upon the great saint’s “Prophecy for France” in which we at “Ste. Jehanne et Ste. Thérèse,” indeed, at “Le Royaume,” our parent site, also place our hope. May “Le Royaume de France Catholique” (the Kingdom of Catholic France) be restored soon under the Great French Monarch who will work with a holy Pope to defeat the enemies of God and restore the Catholic Church, Catholic Culture, and all of Catholic Civilization.
Read more about St. Pius X’s “Prophecy for France” at The Angelus Online.
Pope St. Pius X
The allocution Vi Ringrazio (Nov. 29, 1911)9
“What shall I say to you now, dear sons of France, who groan beneath the weight of persecution? The people who made an alliance with God at the baptismal font of Rheims will repent and return to its first vocation. Her faults will not remain unpunished, but she will never perish, the daughter of so many merits, so many sighs, and so many tears.
A day will come, and we hope it will not be far, when France, like Saul on the road to Damascus, will be surrounded by a heavenly light and will hear a voice repeating to her, “My daughter, why do you persecute me?” And to her response, “Who art thou, Lord?” the voice will reply, “I am Jesus, whom you persecute. It is hard for you to kick against the goad, because, in your obstinacy, you destroy yourself.” And she, trembling and astonished, will say, “Lord, what wouldst thou have me do?” And He will say, “Rise up, wash the filth that has disfigured you, awaken in your heart those dormant affections and the pact of our alliance and go, eldest daughter of the Church, predestined nation, vessel of election, go, as in the past, and carry my name before all peoples and before the kings of the earth.”